Allegany Law Foundation, Inc.

Organization Details

Address:
110 Greene Street,
Cumberland,
MD,
21502
Phone
(301) 722-3390
Email:
info@alleganylaw.com
Website:
Organization Contact Email:
info@alleganylaw.com
Organization Contact Name:
Melissa Buskirk
Organization Contact Phone:
(301) 722-3390
Program Contact email
Program Description

Allegany Law is a non-profit legal services program assisting low-income clients and seniors in Allegany County in Western Maryland in civil cases, except class action cases and suits for monetary damages. Allegany Law does not handle criminal cases. Assistance includes referrals to pro bono attorneys and representation by contract attorneys providing reduced fee assistance through legal clinics and court representation. Eligible clients are provided assistance with their cases at no cost.

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Free service in civil cases for income and asset eligible clients. People over the age of 60 receive free service without regard to income or assets in priority areas of law: income maintenance, health care, housing, nurtrition, and utilities. Allegany Law handles civil cases, except class action cases and suits for monetary damages. Allegany Law does not handle criminal cases. Cases accepted for service must meet the priority areas of law approved by the Board of Directors of Allegany Law.

Bankruptcy and debtor relief
Full Representation
Child custody and visitation
Full Representation
Collection (Repossession, Deficiency, Garnishment)
Full Representation
Consumer Disputes
Full Representation
Contract disputes and warranties
Full Representation
Credit and Debt
Full Representation
Criminal Record Expungement
Full Representation
Deed Changes
Full Representation
Divorce, Separation, or Annulment
Full Representation
Domestic violence, peace and protective orders
Full Representation
Estate Administration, Small Estates
Full Representation
Family Law
Full Representation
Foreclosure
Full Representation
General Civil Legal Services
Full Representation
Guardianship, Adult
Full Representation
Housing, Section 8 and public
Full Representation
Landlord and tenant conflicts
Full Representation
Power of attorney
Full Representation
Property issues
Full Representation
Public benefits, denial
Full Representation
Senior citizen help
Full Representation
SSI/SSDI
Full Representation
Tax sale of home
Full Representation
Unemployment compensation
Full Representation
Veterans benefits
Full Representation
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